Betty Boop became one of the most influential cartoon characters of all time and has become a part of animation history. She became unique during her time because most of the cartoon girls were clones of their male co-stars, for example Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. She then became recognized as the first cartoon sex symbol because of her mini dress and garter on the leg. She also portrayed a fully fledged woman. Although today this sassy cartoon character is considered to be 82 years old, she is still one of the most popular cartoon characters around - especially when it comes to merchandise.
If you are thinking of having a Betty Boop bedroom, then you might want to paint your walls with red. She is often associated with the colour red so having it in your room supports the theme. You don't have to go overboard with images of her.
If you are a huge fan of hers you can add some collectibles like a Betty Boop blanket and bed sheet. You could also put some Betty Boop figurines, clock, lamps and many more around the rooms. Adding in a throw pillow, curtains would complete the scene. If I were to design my own room in a Betty Boop style, I would paint it red and have a coloured Betty Boop blanket. By decorating your room in Betty Boop style you would be an official big fan of hers.
Betty could be compared to real flappers of the 1920's and 1930's in a sense that she displays her daring edge and her ability to go beyond the usual boundaries. Real life flappers did this by takingon high place functions in society and all the time striving to be noticed. They became voices in society where they could be taken seriously and looked at in the same esteem as men.
Betty Boop exists today solely as a merchandising piece. Her face and figure can be found on T-shirts, posters, bedroom throws, clothing and all kinds of things. Her current appeal in merchandise is rather mystifying. The last time Fleischer's issued her short cartoons was before 1940 (save for a half-hearted TV exceptional in the early 1980s and a short cameo in Who Framed Roger Rabbit). While colorized versions of her cartoons do exist, they didn't generate the same degree of exposure as the colorized versions of Max Fleischer's Popeye cartoons. It's strange that she is so popular nowadays given the length of time from her initial popularity but I guess the appeal of being a strong independent woman (whether animated or not) lives on through her.